The University Diploma is designed to offer refresher training in French for non-Francophones with asylum seeker, refugee, or subsidiary protection status so that they can pursue higher education in France.
The diploma is a robust program consisting mainly of intensive FLE instruction and university methods courses as well as orientation and professional integration workshops, cultural activities, and tutoring and mentoring from student peers and Dauphine-PSL faculty.
- Help students achieve at least CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) B2 level French-language skills and university methods skills.
- Mentor students as they prepare to return to higher education.
- In addition to language acquisition, the program aims to provide participants with the necessary cultural and academic skills to successfully integrate into higher education.
Upon graduating the program, students should be able to:
- Take courses in the French higher education system
- Meet the demands of academic work in a university setting
- Take notes and write in French
- Speak in French
- Participate in a working group
- Put together a college application (look for information, write a cover letter, and put together a CV)